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Three-vehicle crash in Nova Scotia claims a woman’s life

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A woman from Marriotts Cove, N.S. died after a head-on crash involving an SUV, a car and a truck on Tuesday afternoon, the RCMP said.

The crash happened on Highway 3 near Gold River, and police said when they arrived on scene, they found all three vehicles damaged.

A 68-year-old woman, who was driving the SUV, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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According to the RCMP, the driver of the truck was taken to hospital for treatment as a precaution, and the occupants of the car were uninjured.

Highway 3 was closed for almost seven hours.

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